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... My best friend had meniscus surgery and she has more pain now than before the surgery, her other knee has a meniscus tear now and she refuses to get it done. ... (11 replies)
Fused knee
May 30, 2012
... Those ligaments and tendons that were damaged after your fusion surgery by infection are actually NOT really the surrounding muscles in the knee. Sounds like you probably should have had a total knee replacement instead! ... (5 replies)
... I had a meniscus repair done early 2008 and did not ever come right. ... (11 replies)

... and my orthopedic surgeon recommends that I have the surgery to take out the torn bit as well. ... (11 replies)
... My husband found out he has a small tear in his meniscus, along with a cyst. The doctor advised surgery to remove it. We've hear that its possible to keep off the knee for a few weeks and it could heal without surgery...is this really possible? ... (11 replies)
... I am 54, and pondered the pros and cons of having surgery. I had my right done in January and the improvement after 5 months of recovery has been incredible. Although I still take it easy, I can do so much more and when I haven't overdone the pain level is so much better than before. ... (7 replies)
... I had a shredded miscuscus from a bad fall approx 3 yrs ago. Had surgery to repair it and it went well. The knee is working fairly well without pain, except have limited mobility going down stairs ... ... (11 replies)
... It is possible to heal without surgery with physical therapy and not being employed where your o n your feet all the time. Also if you tear it once you are more likely to tear again at somepoint in your life. ... (11 replies)
... as another option. I was wondering if the hardware in my lower back would cause problems with a spinal block. Sure would like to hear from some more folks with pros and cons of the various anesthesia possibilities. ... (5 replies)
... before my second surgery. A TKR is a total knee replacement. ... (11 replies)
... So sorry you have joined the bad knee club at this young age. ... (8 replies)
... I need some advise from those who have been there. I have been suffering with knee pain for a while now. ... (0 replies)
Knee replacement
Mar 8, 2009
... I guess my sarcasm was lost on you. I was making a joke. Everyone castigates us women for being whiners and I thought I'd reverse it a little bit for fun. ... (10 replies)
... The doctor had given me a steroid shot in the knee and for two weeks after, I was in terrible pain. ... (6 replies)
... it's probably a good idea. When I put the pros against the cons in my situation, it seems that it's the right decision, but the thought of the surgery and the recovery scares me, I'm not going to lie. ... (3 replies)


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